A Girl Like Me (AGLM) is a program of The Well Project and is an online "blog" where women of all ages can share their stories and promote understanding of HIV through online storytelling. There are millions of women around the globe who are living with HIV and AIDS, yet many feel they are alone in their disease and isolated in the experiences they go through each day. The goals of AGLM are to help normalize HIV and AIDS in women and girls, and create a safe space for women living with HIV from around the world to speak out and share their experience of what it is to live life with HIV.

Recent Blog Posts

Jun 24, 2016
My name is Angel, yes I have HIV, and this is my second time blogging on here. It’s been awhile…because I was going through something. My best thinking led me to believe that isolating from everyone...
Jun 15, 2016
(Trigger warning: This blog contains description of sexual abuse.) This is something I thought I will never be able to talk about but since I became a blogger with The Well Project and a Global...
Jun 14, 2016
It's Great to see the Soap Operas have not forgotten about HIV/AIDS. One of the oldest soap operas on ABC TV ... has not forgotten by annually having a Nurses' Ball to raise funds for and awareness...
Jun 14, 2016
My heartfelt condolences to Family and Friends affected by the tragedy in Orlando, Florida. Praying for comfort and peace.
May 28, 2016
I know I will never forget what it felt like to hear over the phone that my HIV test came back with a positive result. Damn!! Life as I had hoped it would turn out was over. I couldn't see past the...
May 23, 2016
The Founding Fathers put into law the revolutionary idea that each person's desire to pursue happiness was not just self-indulgence, but a part of what drives ambition and creativity. Not only...
May 18, 2016
Love, how beautiful it is! This is so important for people living with HIV / AIDS ... to have someone who loves you and can see you beyond the disease
May 12, 2016
Disclosing your status is very important. The laws in different states can be very tough when you don’t disclose to your partner.
May 3, 2016
During the months between March to May, prom in many states is happening!! The young girls are all excited! Shopping around for their gown, deciding what hair style they want, nails, shoes, etc. It’s...
May 3, 2016
Hey, I'm Mandy, 32 year old from Charleston,SC. I was Diagnosed on August 28, 2015. I would like to share my story of how I became HIV positive. I met a guy online off one of the dating sites and we...

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